Ep. 58 – How to Ask Your Child to do Something so That They’ll Actually Listen

Ep. 58 – How to Ask Your Child to do Something so That They’ll Actually Listen

“Please put your shoes on already!” – is that situation familiar? Do you find yourself asking your children to do things over and over again? Do you resort to threats or bribes? Are you already exhausted from the ongoing struggle? Yes, the struggle is real. But in fact, it shouldn’t be THAT hard. If only…

Ep. 26 – How to Behave Appropriately (Dear Apparently Parent)
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Ep. 26 – How to Behave Appropriately (Dear Apparently Parent)

How to resolve the tension between controlling our children and helping them grow freely?In this episode of the podcast, I’m answering a question submitted by a mother of a 2 years old girl, saying “I like the idea of being a ‘gardener’ in the sense of providing a healthy environment for her to grow and develop….

Ep. 25 – The Power of Sportscasting

Ep. 25 – The Power of Sportscasting

What simple parenting technique can help you resolve sibling fights; teach your children to solve problems; nurture their empathy muscles; and build their confidence? It’s called Sportscasting and it involves a simple trick: narrate what your children are doing, with no judgement. It’s a bit more complex than that, though, so tune in to this…

Ep. 20 – When Your Child Doesn’t Listen, with Dr. Larry Waldman

Ep. 20 – When Your Child Doesn’t Listen, with Dr. Larry Waldman

Welcome to the 20th episode of The Apparently Parent Podcast! πŸ•ΊπŸ’ƒπŸ₯‚ Such an arbitraty number, yet such a fun milestone to celebrate. So first – I want to say thank you to everyone of you who listens to the podcast. Because you are the reason I’m doing this (and having fun in the process!) and…

Ep. 16 – This Trick Will Help Your Child Cooperate

Ep. 16 – This Trick Will Help Your Child Cooperate

Ever asked your child to do something and got crickets? Do they just ignore you or promise to do as asked, but then go on with their lives as nothing happened? Well, I got a little trick that may help you. Moving from an active to a passive voice is one way to get more…

Ep. 14 – What to Do with a Stubborn Child (Dear Apparently Parent #2)

Ep. 14 – What to Do with a Stubborn Child (Dear Apparently Parent #2)

Welcome to the second session of Dear Apparently Parent, the Q&A sessions in The Apparently Parent Podcast. As always, I answer one question that was sent to me by one of you guys. In today’s session, I’ll answer the following question: My 4yo is super stubborn (I can only blame myself, she got it from…

Passive Voice: How it Will Make Your Child Cooperate

Passive Voice: How it Will Make Your Child Cooperate

Find out how a simple linguistic trick can help you get better cooperation from your kids.

How to Understand Teenagers

How to Understand Teenagers

Dealing with your teenagers can seem so difficult, at times. And it doesn’t only seem tough – it IS tough. In this post well talk about why teenagers seem so erratic and out of touch from us. You will understand what it means to have a teenage brain and what you can do to help…

What To Do if Your Child Hits You

What To Do if Your Child Hits You

Today we are going to talk about something that every parent deals – how to react if your child hits you. Please note that I’m not talking about situations in which teenagers or young adults are violent towards their parents in a dangerous manner – this is a different issue altogether and should be dealt…

Spanking: What Is It Good For?

Spanking: What Is It Good For?

What Exactly is Spanking? Spanking is a common term that describes the hitting of a child with an open hand, usually on the buttocks, although it can also refer to over similar hits, such as a slap on the face. Spanking children usually comes in the context of discipline, as a way to teach kids…